Good morning. Another busy news day has begun.


Reporter Del Wilber will also be tweeting from the high-profile Roger Clemens trial, although jury selection is still underway and is expected to last until Monday. His Twitter handle is @delwilber, as you might expect.

The quirky Capital Fringe Festival begins today with more than 100 productions. We have a full listing, as well as recommendations, video sneak peaks and reviews.

The Dalai Lama’s 10-day visit to D.C. has prompted a large number of Buddhist events, which are listed here.


A bacon cheeseburger that is 1,030 calories is wrapped to go from a Germantown Red Robin’s. (Katherine Frey/THE WASHINGTON POST)

How is it that a 60- to 65-year-old man, wearing a plaid flannel shirt in the midday heat, carrying a shotgun and a hammer, can attack a speed-camera-equipped SUV on a busy highway, then disappear in the woods and escape a police dragnet? They’re still looking near BWI Airport.

We have much more in our report today, but time is running out. Here’s a tip: All the local news blogs can be found here, and they automatically update when a new post is published. Or just go to PostLocal for the cream of the crop.